Barber's shaving bowl in the shape of a shell

Made:
1850-1900

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Barber's shaving bowl, enamelled copper, shaped and fluted like a shell, made in Canton, China, 1850-1900

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A172978
Materials:
copper (metal) and enamel
type:
shaving bowls hygiene (shaving) and hygiene (shaving) and shaving bowls
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust